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  • Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised

    Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised
    Members of the Towson baseball and men’s soccer teams continue to wait to hear whether their programs will be disbanded by the university. President Maravene Loeschke sent a message to students and faculty Monday saying that a task force asked...
  • Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws

    Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws
    A former Baltimore County teacher filed a complaint with a state board Monday, alleging that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it voted in closed session on the University of Maryland's move to...
  • Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move

    Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move
    University of Maryland alumni and other Terp fans are understandably outraged by the sudden, secret decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. It's never good when public institutions exclude the public from even asking...
  • ACC files lawsuit against Maryland in North Carolina court

    ACC files lawsuit against Maryland in North Carolina court
    University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has asserted repeatedly that the school would not end up paying the full exit fee of more than $50 million to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Loh, a Yale law graduate, has said the court would throw that...
  • Interim president named for Coppin State

    Interim president named for Coppin State
    A former leader of a national group of public universities has been named the interim president of Coppin State University, the state university system announced Wednesday. Mortimer H. Neufville, who until June had served as the interim president of...
  • Towson's trip to play football at LSU to be featured on '60 Minutes'

    Towson's trip to play football at LSU to be featured on '60 Minutes'
    As university leaders weigh whether to cut baseball and men's soccer, Towson will be featured by the newsmagazine show "60 Minutes" as an example of a relatively unknown school trying to raise its profile with football. You can watch a preview of the...
  • UMUC names new president

    The University of Maryland University College named Javier Miyares as its president Monday, effective immediately. Miyares, 65, has been a member of the UMUC management team for 10 years and its acting president since February, when he took over for...
  • Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September

    Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September
    Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state
    Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...
  • Coppin State University president to step down

    Coppin State University president to step down
    Embattled Coppin State University President Reginald S. Avery will step down in January, nearly a year after faculty gave him a vote of no confidence for lacking vision and before his initiatives to improve the state's lowest graduation rates have shown...
  • O'Malley hopes to hold tuition rise to 3 percent

    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday that he hopes to hold tuition increases for Maryland residents attending the state's public universities to no more than the 3 percent he has allowed in each of the last three years. In a meeting with student government...
  • Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports

    Towson's choice: slimmed-down athletics focused on winning, or keeping two historical sports
    Days after Towson University's athletic director recommended cutting two men's sports to make the remaining programs more competitive and comply with federal law requiring athletics opportunities for women, parents of the baseball team's players raised...